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their stories about how she changed their lives for the better. >>> but to other news right now, virginia governor is stirring more controversy tonight. he decided to allow state police chaplains to once again invoke jesus when offering official prayers at public events, even if they include citizens of other religions. as peggy fox reports, critics say that move takes virginia backwards. ♪ [ music ] >> at public memorial services, military chaplains are required to give only nondenominational prayers. that's been the policy for virginia state police chaplains until the governor reversed the order yesterday. mcdonnel is pandering to his conservative base, while offending virginiaens. >> the virginia government is standing before you and telling you that jesus is the way to salvation and you're jewish or muslim, they are telling you, you're excluded. you are a sinner. you aren't like the rest of us. it's inappropriate for someone acting as an agent of the government. the supreme court has said so. >> the governor does not believe the state should tell chaplains of any faith how to pra
to the beltway in virginia, volume is picking up. no incidents or accidents just volume. and then an accident in fairfax county, virginia that we are keeping an eye on. as we go 0 to the maps i can show you northbound 7100 between pope head road and braddock road. an overturned vehicle here. use caution. only taking away the right lane. and ya, back to you. >>> at the top of the hour, a story that could affect your commute for a long time. >>> the board of directors will vote on this proposal this morning. so let's take a minute and break it down and look at what this plan is going to entail. starting with the big money maker for metro and it would be more rate hikes. rail fares increase by 30 cents and bus fares up 25 cents. and that change alone would bring in $90 million for metro. in addition to those rate hikes, the plan cut calls for cuts in service, especially on weekends and that is what has everyone talking he is proposing stopping rail service at 2:00 a.m. instead of 3:00 a.m. on friday and saturday nights and close eight entrances after p.m. on weekend and that's not all. take a li
en su mayoria de maryland, virginia y otros estados se aprestan a marchar una vez mas por las calles de washington para pedir la reforma y rechazar la ley contra los indocumetados de arizona..los manifestantes despues de marchar se concentraran frente a la casa blanca el proximo sabado primero de mayo donde los participantes tambien pediran que otros estados promulguen leyes similares a la de arizona... ya comenzaron los retos legales contra la ley recientemente aprobada en arizona que incluye severas medidas contra la inmigracion ilegal... una de las demandas fue presentada por un agente de la policia de tucson porque a su juicio no hay manera de que los agentes confirmen el estatus de inmigracion de la gente sin obstaculizar sus investigaciones... por otra parte un grupo de clerigos presento otra demanda en phoenix... los religiosos dicen que la ley viola los derechos procesales permitiendo que los sospechosos de ser indocumentados sean sometidos antes de ser condenados... en maryland arrestan a tres latinos en coneccion con estafas a otros inmigrantes que les ofrecian solucionar s
tempore: the gentleman from west virginia. mr. rahall: i ask unanimous consent that votes for the remaineder of the day be limited to five minutes. spoipt chair will not entertain that request -- the speaker pro tempore: the chair will not entertain that request without proper consultation. mr. rahall: then i ask unanimous consent that all members may have five legislative days to revise and extend their remarks and include extraneous material. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. mr. rahall: mr. speaker, i yield myself -- you're supposed to call the bill up. mr. gutierrez: thank you, mr. speaker. the gentleman has nothing to worry about. let the debate begin. we're going to win this debate today. thank you very much. the speaker pro tempore: pursuant to house resolution 1305 and rule 18 the chair declares the house in the committee of the whole house for consideration h.r. 2499. the chair appoints the gentleman from california, mr. schiff, to preside over the committee of preside over the committee of the whole. the chair: the house is in the committee of the whole
in the river. >>> people in central virginia may have felt the earth sway last night. geologists say that the richmond area was hit with a magnitude 2.3 earthquake. the u.s. geological survey says that it struck at 12:12 a.m. and centered 15 miles west-northwest of ashland. there were no injuries and there are no reports of damage. >>> and wow, what a day it is out there today. >> everything is in bloom. including that pollen popping out there. in fact, it will feel more like summer. pretty darned soon, veronica joins us with your first forecast. >> that it will. and for the evening here, it is going to continue to be nice across the area. if you have been putting off that evening walk or the evening jog because it has been too chilly for you, get out there this evening. take a look. they will morning we started out in the 30s and 40s. 32 degrees in manassas. centreville, too. starting out right at the freezing mark. ft. belvoir, 34. we were in the low 40s around the district. but -- with the sunshine today, wind out of the west, we have gotten up to the 70s. first day this woke. fin
: though she was born in virginia and planted her activists route roots in harlem, they claimed her as her own. >> she is national treasure to those of us in washington, d.c. we think of her as a washingtonian. >> reporter: and dorothy height did fight many of her battles here. >> dorothy could not live with us, immersing herself in the life of us, and dc voting rights became one of her great causes, too. >> reporter: secretary of state hillary clinton reminded worshipers that height's life was not defined by one struggle of equality. >> she understood as one of the few leaders of her time or any time. >> reporter: it was a night of serious tribute but no celebration of do dorothy height could neglect her love of those trademark hats. >> she was a supportive for the women's movement and for integration before the primary goal of the civil rights movement and now she doesn't want nuns to be the only people with something on their heads. >> there were charming and personal memories last night but also serious reminder of a serious legacy built over a century of life. there is work to do. do
not admitted any personal or institutional responsibility. >>> virginia governor bob mcdonnell has declared today distracted drivers awareness day, urging drivers to change their driving habits. reports show more than 150,000 crashes in virginia happened in 2009, almost a quarter contributed to some type of driver distraction. friday, oprah winfrey is organizing and national no phon e zone day. for a list of activities planned for the day, bob onto wjla.com, keyword "rally." after oprah, much more on the local museum rally and abc 7 news at 5:00. >>> while most americans are paying less than $3 per gallon for unleaded at the pump, people in a small town in alaska sell their gas prices skyrocket overnight. 1 gallon is now $9 and twenty cents. they were forced to raise their price because the winter drained the supply and the only option was to fly and more fuel. -- to fly in more fuel. >>> that is crazy, not good. we have a little cold this in the air, some frost in the areas. a big-time warm-up arou ts on te weatherbug. first, gaithersburg 48, high of 55. the average high is 70, well below
. >> the decision to move the corporate headquarters to virginia and not maryland is sparking a lively debate between the candidate for governor. at issue whether state officials did enough to close the deal. john joins us with more on the debate. >>reporter: officials with northrup say state officials put together a very competitive offer, moved the corporate headquarters from california to marry land. republican candidate for governor disagrees. the restyling company in columbia he blamed o'malley administration for not doing more to entice the company to move here. northrup employs 11,000 people in maryland and plans to here another 300. estate officials say virginia was able to offer the company a better deal on land. that's worth 300 corporate jobs relocated. urlich claims maryland may never have been seriously considered for the move. >> it appears that we were never taken seriously. we were used as potential leverage. maybe that leverage got a better deal from virginia for northrup. >> we would like to attract the 300 corporate jobs to maryland but the good news is northrup ha
with a calm wind right now, so they've really eased up. for alexandria, virginia, your start this morning, 40 degrees, you're likely to be starting out again in the mid-30s tomorrow morning, frost advisories from howard county through louden, fairfax, foster county, down through culpepper county. these frost advisories go far and wide, even some freeze warnings into pennsylvania and ohio. high pressure will be moving in, and we have two really nice dayses coming our way. another storm system means back to showers and storms, those will have, i think, an effect saturday and late sunday. the storm system gathering energy, picking up steam too. the heat will be through the nation's midsection, and the possibility of a multiday severe weather outbreak. that means the risk of tornado as to. there it is saturday, kentucky, possibility of storms for the derby too. and we have the virginia cup going on saturday. but for us, it's pretty good. because those storms don't hit until the evening. there's high pressure, it moves east. we'll have clear skies to start the day tomorrow. maybe a few high clouds
around. at the wilson bridge, traffic slowing out of virginia into 295 in the local lanes, the problem is the crash northbound at the suitland parkway. right side is still blocks and this is the jam and delays from maryland out of 295 and all of the traffic north into southeast washington. that's a check of your fox 5 on- time traffic. >>> making headline this is morning, bridges and roads around the country in disrepair and the problem is going to get worse and it's going to get more dangerous. this is the finding of a new report just out for the u.s. public interest research group and joining us with more on the bridge and road conditions here, john creeker with the public interest group. thanks for joining us this morning, john. >> thank you. >> and let's talk about the problem in general. research that went into this found what when it comes to the condition of our roads and bridges? >> the purpose of this report was that take a look comprehensively about the nation's bridges and roads around the country and to find the reason based on the political pressures that lead to the roads
on the beltway at university. moving at speed right now. no issues to report up to the beltway on 95 virginia. if headlights are northbound. metrorail is on normal service. back to you. >> thank you. >>> this morning the nation will join the washington community to say goodbye to dorothy height. across the country if flags are flying at half staff. the president will pay tribute by delivering a eulogy. the funeral is ending three days of celebration focus on her life and its lasting impact. jennifer is joining us from the national cathedral with more. good morning. >> good morning. as the nation and the city prepared to bid a final farewell to a woman dedicated to civil rights, security is expected around the national cathedral. there have been several memorials leading up to this morning's funeral, including last night's celebration of life at shiloh baptist church. more than 1300 gathered in honor of dr. dorothy height. >> ♪ >> known as the godmother of the civil-rights movement, dr. dorothy height. >> [unintelligible] >> from past presidents to everyday citizens, thousands across the cit
are also apply to arriving flights. >>> when "news4 at 6:00" continues, a virginia restaurant owner admits to stealing more than $50 million from banks across the country. >>> hundreds of thousands of cribs are being recalled tonight because of some safety concerns. >>> veronica is back with a look ahead to our weekend weather. don't go away. >>> a home buyer tax credit is set to end. there is one thing you can do to catch the break. >> weekend is about to begin. we will help you get it off to a relaxing start with weather and traffic on the 1s. [ male announcer ] let's take the garden into our own hands. soak our yards in color. get our hands a little busier. our dollars a little stronger. and our thinking a little greener. let's grab all the bags and all the plants and all the latest tools out there. so we can turn all these savings into more colorful shades of doing. more saving. more doing. that's the power of the home depot. right now, get spectracide bug stop for the new lower price of just $4.98. >>> firefighters in new mexico are trying to get handle on wildfire burning since yeste
. >>> police in fairfax county, virginia are looking for burglars who are walking away with stolen goods in front of neighbors. they say they have hit 17 units at the kingstown apartment complex. witnesses say when people were seen leaving with large items like flat screen tvs they just thought the men were movers. >>> four students who were imgrants completed a trail of dreams yesterday. they walked 1500-miles from miami to dc. they want president obama to issue an executive order stopping the detention and deportation of students until reform legislation is passed. >>> scientists unlock a key to learning whether a breast cancer survivor may develop a more serious form of the disease. that story is coming up. >>> a wild weather swing is in the northeast blanketed by snow. we have our own coming. here's howard. >>> the system will pull away and that means improving conditions for us. details are ahead when 9 news now returns. this stuff ether) really works! >>> this is jerricho , vermont where they are shoveling out 20 inches of snow this week. the snow downed trees and power lines. th
on mining safety since the big branch west virginia coal mine explosion which killed 29 workers early this month. we will hear about proposed changes to the regulations aimed at preventing companies from deily and safety improvements. tom harkin of iowa chairs the labor intentions committee. this is just over three hours. [inaudible conversations] >> the senate committee on health education and labor will please come to order. the topic of today's hearing couldn't be more timely or more important in the wake of the west virginia coal mine disaster the refinery explosion and course washington where seven workers people of the connecticut gas power plant and just last week a blast from the louisiana oil rig often built with mexico most likely killed 11 workers. it is time to focus renewed attention on the safety of our fellow workers. the string of recent deaths and injuries is a grim reminder that to many employers cut corners on safety to many workers paid the price with their lives. as the son of a coal miner i feel these losses deeply in a very personal level. my thoughts and prayer
definitely need the skin lotion. over the weekend, the big virginia cup gold races take place at the plains, great meadow on saturday. looks like it's going to be a hot day for the races. it will be in the 80s, and it should be mostly dry, though. there's a slight chance of an isolated shower perhaps or thundershower late in the day. right now, it has reached near 60 or a little bit higher than that across all of virginia, from the great meadow area and the plain out in fauquier county, loudoun, the horse area, up into the 60s. closer to washington, near 60 in prince george's county. as well as montgomery, arlington, fairfax, near the bay and eastern shore, just a delightful spring day underway. near 60 degrees there. we have the winds still blustery there. not as gusty as they were yesterday. these are the latest wind speeds and miles per hour, the biggest gusts have been around 20 to 25 miles per hour. temperatures on the eastern shore are near 60 now. and out of the mountains, it's climbed into the mid-50s there after a start this morning in the 20s. so quite a cold start. well, as we ta
and stop oil and natural gas spilling off the coast of virginia. the risks outweigh the rewards and this spill will be taken into account before any future decisions on offshore drilling are made. >> there will be ample opportunity for public input. there will be ample opportunity for government input. obviously, what is occurring now will also be taken into consideration as the administration looks to advance that plan and what makes sense and what might need to be expected. >> they will head to the gulf coast tomorrow to inspect the cleanup operations and assess the environmental risks to that area. >>> another big question, the price of gasoline. today in dc, triple-a says prices crept up above $3 a gallon. scott broome with a look at what's going on out there. >> gas between $2.92 and $3.25, depending on the grade. >> you have to make a decision at the pump now. >> an environmental crisis looms in the gulf of mexico. the triple-a says don't blame the spill for $3 a gas in dc, at least not yet. >> it is just a drop in the bucket. >> back at the gas station, savvy driver
to be checked and arrests to be made against -- and checked against records. >>> virginia police chaplains can now say the name of jesus in their prayers to get rid the state superintendent has -- in their prayers. this after a court ruling. prayers' in government agencies cannot favor a religious group. >>> still to come, today a class full of kindergarten children attacked. we will have the latest from the attacking china. and britain alexian -- britain postelection is a week away. -- and britain's election is a week away. and a parking garage crash five floors up. look at that. brian it back with the forecast. >>> we are following breaking news out of southeast d.c. where police are at the scene of a deadly pedestrian exit. this happened at first and n street at 10:30 this morning. police say a car struck a pedestrian at the intersection and the victim died at the scene. an investigation is currently under way. >>> a knife wielding man has attacked a kindergarten class of 4-year-old in eastern china. 26 children are injured. five of them are in critical condition. two teachers and one secur
in virginia where police are stepping up patrols after someone tried to kidnap a pair of little boys. shawn yancy is everywhere at 11:00. >> prince william county police are warning parents tonight to keep a close eye on their children. we're told a man tried to snatch two young brothers monday afternoon. they were walking home from a friend's house in bristow when it happened. the older boy managed to shove his younger brother from the man and both ran home. >>> the rush is on to stop a massive oil spill in the gulf of mexico before it reaches shore. crews plan to set fire to the oil slick tomorrow. they plan to pick up again in the morning. more than 40,000 gallons per day are leaking from the blown out well. >>> republican florida governor charlie crist is reportedly ready to switch parties. sources close to the governor tell fox news crist will run as an independent in the u.s. senate race. crist is facing tough competition from fellow republican marco rubio. he once had a 30-point lead over the tea party favorite but now rubio is the one with the 30-point lead. an official announcement
, virginia, maryland, and dc to kick in more money for metro, even though they're struggling, too. that led to squirmish between the states. >> and the jurisdictions stepped up to the plate. they all had to make difficult budget choices. >> we are the largest contributor to the operating budget. our increase is the largest of any jurisdiction and those who are screaming the loudest in virginia are not increasing their contribution at all while we are doing our $14 million. >> metro staffers should come back so that the full board can vote on a plan if they are meeting on may 13. they really have to get moving because the new budget is supposed to take effect in june. lesli. >> bruce leshan reporting, thank you. >>> a disaster in the gulf of mexico is a disaster continues as the oil slick moves closer towards gulf coast states. we get the latest from terrell brown. >> reporter: the massive oil spill in the gulf of mexico is moving closer to shore. >> this is a spill of national significance. >> the governor of louisiana has already declared a state of emergency and the obama administrat
to inspire other people to do the best they could. >> reporter: height was born in richmond, virginia in 1912. over the years she excelled in academics, marched with martin luther king jr. are and led the national council of negro women for decades. ♪ tributes and words that included a nod to height's signature style of colorful hats. >> she loved her flowers, she loved her hats, and she loved her daily sweat potatoes. >> we came to love her as so many -- loved her. love her sto we loved her smile. we loved those hats she wore like a crown. >> reporter: a final farewell to a woman ahead of her time. michelle franzen, nbc news. >> dr. height was buried at ft. lincoln cemetery in maryland. >>> the service was open to the public. many people said they were there to celebrate, not mourn, dr. height's life. >> i'm so excited and this is just -- it is history. and i'm just glad to be here. >> she is an icon. this is a civil rights icon. i have the honor to be here in person. i got a particular. amazing day only being 19, thinking of how much time i have to make an impact, i'm excited. i'm inspire
, sunshine, westerly breeze. frost advisory expires at 9:00 a.m. now to lisa baden. >> in virginia the greenley is ok. 66 and 395, status quo. in the district there's a crash on 95 northbound off before the 11th street bridge near the suitland parkway, only one lane getting by. out of oxon hill going north, allow yourself extra time or wait a little later. in maryland, a vehicle rolled over, connecticut avenue at randolph. flashing lights, complicated, but doable. back to you. >> thank you. >>> 6:01. the nation joins the washinton community to say goodbye to dorothy height. flags are flying at half staff across the country. the sitting president will deliver the eulogy. her funeral is ending three days of celebration focus on her life and lasting impact. jennifer is at the national cathedral. good morning. >> good morning. there are 700 tickets being made available to the general public for this morning's durable set to begin at 10:00 a.m. dr. dorothy height spent her entire life serving the public. there's already a long line of people wanting to attend. we spoke with a woman a fe
. as we said in the rules committee last night, we saw luis gutierrez, and others join up with virginia foxx. we had concern on the floor raised by dan rohrabacher and doc hastings, and lincoln diaz-balart, mr. pierluisi, the former governor, and number of members of republican leadership joining in support of this, and the bottom line, mr. speaker, is that we should do exactly what mr. gutierrez argued both in the rules committee and here on the floor last night. now, i have stood in this well repeatedly saying that i could have done a better job. well, i had the privilege of serving as chairman of the house rules committee, i could have had more open rules. i could have had more free flowing debate. in fact i was criticized as this new majority was attempting to emerge to that majority status, and it was justified in some ways. we were promised, though, as i and others were being criticizeds -- criticized, mr. speaker, that we would have an entire new direction for america. there would be an open, free wheeling debate. well, there is no issue where it is more apparent we should have a
tickets for tomorrow's drawing in the district, maryland and virginia. it would not work for me. i'll be working the rest of high life like everybody else. >> i'm going to get a ticket. >> will you share? >> well, with some of the people here. yes, i'll share with you. the problem is i know you'll collect. >> this is true. what i want to collect on is a good day today. yesterday was not fun. it was really pretty chilly out. >> yeah, i work in the weather department, i should know better. i walked outside with my shorts on. i discovered it was very cold out there. it will be cold this morning. we have a frost advisory which will continue here for a few more hours until 9:00 and then hang in there. by this afternoon, i promise that everyone will be well rewarded here with temperatures. it will be topping out near about 70. a good 10 degrees warmer than yesterday. this is your frost advisory begin in effect until 9:00 this morning. all the counties here off to the north and west, not washington itself. but off to the north and west, counties in western maryland, western virginia as we
with scattered frost. all of these counties in blue, likely scattered frost, including west virginia, where the temperatures are down into the upper 20s like yesterday morning. eastern shore in the low 40s. over the last hours. our sky has cleared out and lots of sunshine today. by noontime, ought to be in the 60s. then overnight tonight we'll have this past full moon up. it's not going to be as chilly by dawn on friday. ought to be down near 50. tomorrow's highs, low 80s and feeling like summertime and looking like the summertime pattern into the weekend too. saturday, partly cloudy and mid-80s, a chance of evening norms on sunday and perhaps get on monday. how's the traffic? >> a lot of roadwork in the overnight hours. we're moving along pretty well. traffic was being detoured for a while off the inner loop at i-66. that should be wrapped up. the district authorities are on the scene of a accident, minor in nature, but does involve an ambulance at new york avenue. authorities are on the scene. there was a patient in the ambulance and nobody seriously injured. another ambulance is on the s
to see you. >>> up next, where is there room for compromise on the financial reform bill? well, virginia democrat, senator mark warner joining us next. we'll go into the details. plus, decision day for charlie crist. politico and the strategist weighing in. >>> and laura bush's new book drawing mixed reactions. this is "andrea mitchell reports" only on msnbc. ] [ male announcer ] competition... it pushes us to work harder. to be better. to win. but sometimes even rivals realize they share a common goal. america's beverage companies have removed full-calorie soft drinks from schools, reducing beverage calories by 88%. together with schools, we're helping kids make more balanced choices every day. ♪ soak our yards in color. get our hands a little busier. our dollars a little stronger. and our thinking a little greener. let's grab all the bags and all the plants and all the latest tools out there. so we can turn all these savings into more colorful shades of doing. more saving. more doing. that's the power of the home depot. we've made a special buy on perennials. 5 for just $10. >>> demo
houston to virginia landed safely in greenszboro yesterday. somebody found the word bomb written on a bathroom mirror on the plane. the plane eventually made it to dulles. >>> there is disturbing news out of dulles. a cintder gated were class has come under attack. a man stabbed 28 children this morning. he also wounded two teachers and a security guard. -- a kindergarten class has come under attack. >>> the senate starts debate on the financial reform overhaul later today. republicans ended their three- did i filibuster last night -- three-day filibuster last night. >>> we'll talk more about the proposed financial overhaul coming up in today's business beat. >>> coming up next ache popular d.c. newspaper making a comeback. >>> the new immigration law in arizona is not sitting well with local lawmakers. what they are ask to you do about it. >>> we'll update the caps situation. the outcome of game seven was not good but we'll find out more.  [ beeping ] ♪ my country ♪ 'tis of thee ♪ sweet land ♪ of liberty ♪ of thee i sing [ laughs ] ♪ oh, lan
for political gain. the interview tonight is dnc chairman tim kaine of virginia on the democratic game plan for november's election. >>> the great state of oklahoma has decided it wants to compete with virginia and arizona for putting the biggest exclamation point on the rollback of its citizens' rights, and the legalize it crowd falls victim to republican voter registration fraud in california. dude. think they'll try to find a way to blame this on a.c.o.r.n. too? "the rachel maddow show" now with 100% more snack craving and uncontrollable giggling. it starts right now. >>> i have a snuggy. what about it? don't be a hater. i also have a hot pocket. good to go for my late night snack. hang on a second. so the united states senate was supposed to have this all night vote tonight. all day senate democrats threatening to hold votes around the clock all through the night to get wall street reform moving forward. for three days in a row now, republicans have been filibustering wall street reform. and it was all going to come to a head tonight. all night votes, a slumber party in the united state
as a result of this. >> okay, i hear you, buddy. you are working the crowd yourself. here we go with virginia senator george allen on a somewhat more dangerous road he took in terms of language. let's listen. >> this fellow over here with the yellow shirt, macaque, or whatever his haim is, he's with my opponent so let's give a welcome to macaque here, welcome to america and the real world of virginia. >> you know, clarence before that happened i thought george allen had it all. an incredibly famous name. his father was a very popular football coach here in l.a. and also back in washington. he had the religious people with his, the conservatives with him. and he makes a comment that most people took as racial. >> that's true. i was surprised, too, by how much he plummeted afterwards. partly because how he handled it. not just the weird word, macaca in itself. i don't disagree with michael in regard to the word "bigot" being awfully strong in regard to this woman. immigration is a big issue, a hot issue right now in england. a lot of working-class voters are, indeed, upset about it. maybe they
churches. went to new york city, 19 churches and burn ten to the ground. across virginia and new jersey burning churches because they blame the preachers. >> glenn: the difference is that this is a quintessential american concept that is almost lost. we talk about individual rights. god gives us individual rights. no collective salvation. people say it's human rights. that is not the same. >> right. >> glenn: explain the difference. >> it's inalienable rights. those who came to america left europe. europe was collective rights and collective issues. they came to america and they said no, it's individuals you and god. we established a freedom of conscious. not for the group. that's why one dissenting individual quaker can say i'm opposed to war. we say we let you off. opposed to taking an oath. okay, just do affirmation. we allowed the dissenters individually because of conscious, that's one-on-one. same with freedom of religion. you can rack tis religion as a group or individual. all the way through it was individuals. preachers did that. the first constitution we ever have written in
screening. rebecca cooper has the details. >> they came for the district, maryland, virginia, and across the country. they had a very clear mission, their advocates said want washington to focus on breast cancer. excess arise -- excess arrive in pink, many men and women gathered on capitol hill. >> we have over 250 people here today from all over the country and making individual business, many of them their first time. it is so important for our voices to be heard. >> this congressman supports their efforts. +.i'd give them and a she lived a lot longer because of early detection and treatment. >> the advocates say they have a research effect. >> it can also be shared with other types of cancers looking for early markers and early detection. >> right here in our office, one of our staff members, his wife is directly battling breast cancer. -- valiantly battling breast cancer. >> there are women who feel that they need to use their voice for those who can. >> these lobbyists were pushing for federal funding for breast cancer research and to make sure an amendment in the health care legisl
. into northern virginia as we see the chilly temperatures setting in. so it looks like we will have to wait for sunrise to get the temperatures going back up. temperatures today in the mid 60s. it was breezy. felt cooler out there. but overnight tonight into tomorrow morning. the model data shows the lower 40s. starting us off around 6 a.m. but i think colder than that. in some of the outlying areas when you get into the rural areas of the central parts of maryland. but it looks like on the bigger picture continue to see a warmer push coming in from the southwest. and it will feel good as we go to the weekend. here is what it is looking like. right now. we have this area of low pressure, that is giving us those winds from the northwest. and clear conditions over us right now. high pressure will be building in that will help our temperatures increase as we get into thursday, friday saturday and then sunday. by sunday giving us a chance of showers. dry conditions until then. this high pressure has clockwise rotation around it. warm front associated with the warm air building in over the midwe
. will 69. kulpeper, virginia 75. winds steady at 17. it is a breezy afternoon. all the sunshine and warmer temperatures it is hard to complain too much. this evening in the 60s. sunny scenario the rest of the night. great looking night. fantastic friday forecast. then a warmer but also perhaps stormier weekend. that's all coming up. >>> now for a look at tonight's top stories. two men fleeing from police officers crash a car killing the father of a baltimore county police officer. the men are held without bail on many charges before they'll have to answer for the death of albert davis. >>> hundreds of people including president obama gathered in the nation's capital today to say good bye to dorothy height. the crowd was made up of the whose who of the washington area and civil rights era. she spent a lifetime on the front lines battling for racial equality. she died last week at age 98. >>> we now know the name of a howard county couple killed last week in a plane crash. they are both from wood vine. he radioed air traffic controllers in indianapolis shortly before crash saying he had issu
this year. the multistate game is also played in maryland and virginia. >>> a fairly ordinary looking office building in arlington's courthouse neighborhood is anything but that. it's trying to win a national competition among eco friendly buildings. alex trevino has an inside look at today's living green report. >> reporter: this office building at 1 a 525 wilson boulevard in arlington is one of 14 buildings in the country come peel peteing in the energy star national building competition. >> over a course of 12 months this building will weigh in and measure their energy use and take a look at what they need to do to become more efficient. >> reporter: the tenants who occupy a section of the sixth floor are making a big difference as they work off waste, and prove their firm commitment in the fight against climate change. >> as you can see it is not a traditional space. it is all open. the lights are on timers to be efficient. so that if someone doesn't come through in a while the lights turn off. >> stephen gardeners is the vice president of the aluminum association. he says the open space
the freezing mark. it's a chilly start. dulles 37. baltimore 37 and 38 from win chester virginia. charlottesville colder. south of us. last hour or so, frost advisory through 9:00 a.m. if you didn't bring the plants in already, i think you're fine. just realize there may be a few nips of frost on some of those leaves. satellite radar view all clear right now across the state. crystal clear. not a cloud anywhere in the central east coast. chilly weather pattern. big lull offshore. keeping a bit of a northerly wind pattern. big changes coming. much warmer air building across the midsection of the country. we're back up to 70. finally back up to seasonably levels. the forecast model keeps us clear tonight. lots of sunshine, terrific-looking friday up around 80. slight chance of a couple showers over the weekend. warmer each day. i don't think we have a frost concern. leave the plants outside. 80 tomorrow, mostly sunny. your 7-day forecast, the trend here is a major warm-up. 82 friday. 87 saturday. pushing 90 on sunday and it looks dry right now, at least for good old cinco de mayo.
in federal court in virginia. will they face trial in the united states? and this woman thought she did what was best for her health, but she says she lost her job because of it. so she's being discriminated against because of what's in her dna. pamela will tell us her story next. jane: what would be the reasoning in your mind? >> you know what? i don't know that. i can't tell you what they're thinking. jane: gary, what has the company told you? >> well, as is true of many employers, they claim it was due to her performance. now, the fact is she was an outstanding employee, and two weeks before she made this disclosure, they said if they had to get rid of everyone in the marketing department except one, she would be the one that they kept -- jane: so she had gotten good reviews. >> absolutely. jane: and then they gave her a bad review? >> well, when she returned, she started with a lot of negative reviews and then finally she was fired. this, unfortunately, is not an uncommon story in situations like this. jane: gary, give me your thoughts, though, on what would be the reasoning. there seems
were damaged by the falling debris. >>> take a look at this. a fire in norfolk virginia that we told you about on good morning maryland yesterday. crews rescued two people. no reports of injuries. no word on what caused the fire. >>> today the national coalition of latino clergy and christian leaders plan to file a lawsuit in phoenix. other hispanic and civil rights groups are planning lawsuits to be filed today. >>> these days you have to keep your eyes on your children, no doubt, at all times. >> how a father's life changed in an instant after what two crooks decided to do at the atm. >> we need to find out whether or not this is something that looks bad or is bad. >> the police officer who is more concerned about getting zzzz in and why he dozed off. >> i'm up and at the gym before he goes to work. >> this week's brickover challenge. >> temperature-wise this morning, it is a big chill across the state. around 40 degrees. many spots in the 30s. winds are light but it's still going to be a very cool start out there under a very clear sky. sunshine later warming up. wales have all th
to hear from them. > ge on virginia. a massage parlor bust. cops raided the grain therapy massage parlor in sterling. they arrested nine people including the business owner. he is charged with running a body place in addition to allowing massages to be performed without the proper permit. >>> another big story tonight, a plea from one of the suspects in a deadly drive-by shooting. four people died in the shooting on south capitol street late last month. paul wagner live outside d.c. superior court with more details. >> emotions have been running so high in this case, court officials were concerned something could happen inside the courtroom so there were two levels of screening that you had to go through. once inside the courtroom, u.s. marshals kept their hands on tasers in case anything happened. nathaniel simms admitted that he was involved in not only the murder of jordan howe but he was the man with the ak-47 in which nine people were shot. today we learned that nathaniel simms is going to testify for the government. it all began with the murder of jordan howe who was killed march 2
going to school next year? >> george washington. >> virginia tech. >> northeastern university. >> not too shabby. you guys -- no one else is going with you. >> just us three. >> what did the school say when you came up with this idea. most intern at tv stations, work with mom and dad. >> at first they were really wondering what the purpose was but once we went through and explained it all they were ecstatic >> you live with cf. >> yes. >> tell me what it is like. >> every day -- cystic fibrosis is one to have most common genetic diseases effects 30,000 americans it produces a thick mucus around the pancreas and lungs make it i have difficult to swallow and digest. >> this is a great project. will you guys come back in, take a lot of pictures. >> absolutely. >> will you show us your road trip? great. good luck to you my friend you have great friends here. jake way to go. >> thank you. >> you are going to sore man. wait until you go to college and present this. what do colleges say when you present this saying we are taking this road trip. you were already in but they have to
at the scene. if you are traveling in virginia, northbound i-95, incident-free but loaded up early this morning. delays out of woodbridge out of the prince william parkway continuing up towards lorton. that's a check of your fox 5 on-timetraffic. >>> virginia is getting help from uncle sam in the wake of those back-to-back blizzards this past winter. president obama has granted a request for federal assistance to state and local governments that. declaration allows for federal money to help cover the cost for snow removal, damage and also related emergency services. >>> you can call day case of a conduct unbecoming a judge a maryland judge deplated a car's tire because a court hospital worker parked in the judge's parking spot. a special. >> you disht commission met to decide toe a possible pun issuement. >> reporter: the facts -- punishment. >> reporter: the facts are p not in dice putt. the car tires were deflated on a street where parks was restricted to those with permits. the delater was none other than the chief judge of the courthouse. he spent about two hours before the commission on j
this month, 29 men died in an explosion at a west virginia mine. in central america, a taste of what happened in iceland a few weeks ago. a volcano in guatemala sent a plume of ash tens of thousands of feet in the air this week. flights in the area were canceled, schools were closed, but no injuries have been reported. no school sounds like the perfect chance to play video games, and for cub scouts, that could mean an achievement award. that's right-- cub scouts can now earn awards by playing video games. i'm not sure they need the incentive, but the scouts say it will help boys play games responsibly as part of a balanced, healthy lifestyle. and coming up next, remembering a drum major for justice. he said it releases medicine continuously for 24 hours. he said it could help with her cognition, which includes things like memory, reasoning, communicating and understanding. [ female announcer ] the most common side effects of exelon patch are nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. the likelihood and severity of these side effects may increase as the dose increases. patients may experience loss of appe
that's what we are waking up to. no surprise if you are traveling the beltway in virginia be careful around the exit by 95, 395, 236, little river and 66. as we take you over to 270 northbound at i-370 you will lose the left center lane and the left lane because of roadwork there. and 95 southbound at 198 we have more construction on 101. watch for roadwork near the powder mill exit. back to you. >>> former first lady laura bush is revealing a side of her most people have never seen. once described as the anti- hillary who stands by her man quietly, she is dishing back in a memoir. it is entitled "spoken from the heart "and it is speaking to people who haven't even read it. >> i don't think i will slow down too much but maybe i will. >> reporter: that was last november in a cbs "early show" interview and laura bush is still not yielding in her memoir "spoken from the heart. " she describes the fatal wreck she was involved in at the age of 17. she writes the whole time i was praying the person in the other car was alive. that other person was her high school classmate mike douglas. he
family no matter what. >> alina cho, virginia beach. >> you heard dr. aaron son. she joins us to talk about this case. your message, do your homework? >> i think it's all around. everybody in the process, agencies, home study, international adoption agencies, all have to do their homework. what does that mean? there are step-wise procedures figuring out as much as you can about a kid from the information provided. >> sounds like they got some sort of report, they were duped to some extent because that person hadn't even visited the child. >> that's an unusual piece of the story here. what we need to do is stick with the bigger picture. people will get very upset with all these stories as you well know, one after the other, people are going to feel discouraged. what i want to do here speaking to you is lay out for people there is a process where people can learn a lot about adoption, people can get some sense of what's going on with a kid in an orphanage and they can make a decision that's somewhat informed. if that breaks down, if there's no international adoption doctor on this side
that changed america. >> reporter: show she was born in virginia and planted her roots in harlem. washingtonians claimed her as their own. >> she is a world figure but a national treasure, but to those of us in washington dc we think of her as a washingtonian. >> reporter: and dorothy height did fight many of her battles here. >> dorothy could not live without immersing herself in the life of our city and d.c. voting rights became one of her great causes, too. >> reporter: secretary of state clinton reminded worshippers that height's life was not defined by jun one struggle for equality. >> she under stood that women's rights and civil rights are indi visible. you can't say you're for one and not be for the other. >> reporter: it was a night of serious tributes, but no celebration of dorothy height could neglect her love of those trademark hats. >> she was a supporter of the women's movement, she was for integration, and now she don't want nuns to be the only place going about with something on their head. >> reporter: well, there were plenty of funny, charming, and personal mome
.s. as a tomorrow country, thinking about the future, john, arlington, virginia, independent line. caller: i disagree with pretty much everything president clinton ever said - as far as i'm concerned, every time he speaks he is a threat to our constitution. host: in what way? caller: the previous caller mentioned nafta and gatt and i recall ross perot in those debates and everything he said came true. and the giant sucking sound of jobs -- well, we are trillions of dollars in debt because of these contests and ideas which suggest that our constitution to this kind of inverted market. they are still totting this globalism and sacrificing the competition of the united states and security as a result and that is why people want to come here, why they wanted to come here. but when he is talking about bringing in a foreign attitude -- because that is what you're doing -- you have to assimilate. you can't assimilate if you dilute the constitution and sacrifice it for some global principle. that is pretty much exactly what all of these and national leaders all over the world are trying to do right
coll mine disaster in 40 years. 21 men died in an explosion in a west virginia mine owned by massey energy. >>> federal investigators claim it played a big role in the near collapse of the economy. today just two days after senators grilled executives from goldman sachs, word the company may be looking to settle. goldman sachs is facing charges it willfully defrauded investors of billions of dollars. goldman denies those allegations. the firm's spotless reputation has been tarnished according to experts. in a new report by the "new york post," goldman may try to save face by reaching a settlement with the securities and exchange commission. if that happens, it could take a long time. with us to break it down, fox news senior judicial analyst judge napolitano. >> this is an unusual case because the plaintiff, the party suing, is the securities and exchange commission, not the people who say they lost money. if this were a typical case, the people who lost money would demonstrate how much they lost and why they think they lost it. the demonstration would be between lawyers in private
at the airport. 34 in pittsburgh. richmond, virginia was 36 degrees. 30's all the way down to charlotte, north carolina. those 70's in the beltway. -- a low 70's in the beltway. howard county checking in at 70. and at interstate 95, 70 in white marsh, across the bay to rock hall and chestertown a comfortable upper 60's being reported at this hour. cooler out west, but starting to feel a system approach. we will see a bit of cloud cover tonight associated with a warm front. that will push up through new england during the day tomorrow and open up a summer-like weather pattern. clearing up tonight, it was winds diminishing. lows in the 40's. 69 at b.w.i. marshall. the chilly air is retreating and the warmer air is coming in. if you look in the southwest, temperatures in the 70's and low 80's. mostly clear skies early tonight, then the warm front brings some high, and clouds 3:10 p.m. tonight. the warm, southwesterly winds through that warm front -- high, thin clouds through tonight by 10:00 p.m. than warm, southwest winds through that warm front. the water temperatures need some air to get movin
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